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Red Books Day celebrated internationally to mark 173 years since the publication of ‘The Communist Manifesto’

On February 21, 1948 the Manifesto of the Communist Party written by Karl Marx and Fredrick Engels was first published in the UK. The book is recognized as one of the most influential in the history of humankind and it has been translated in almost all languages in the world.

What is happening in Latin America with vaccine roll-out?

In Latin American and the Carribean region, so far, nine countries have begun inoculating their populations against COVID-19 and all of them are providing free vaccination to all citizens

Peruvian healthcare workers strike for rights

This week’s episode looks at healthcare workers on strike in Peru, the farmers protest in India, and we have a special segment from Brazil on the vaccine

Haiti has a long history of being assaulted by its Latin American neighbors

A 15-year peacekeeping mission by the UN in Haiti that ended one year ago still has unanswered questions about how Latin American nations came to participate in the occupation against a small, unarmed and impoverished Caribbean nation.

Neoliberal discourse on land harms livelihoods and environmental security: Oakland Institute report

Studying the cases of countries like Ukraine, Zambia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka and Brazil, the Oakland Institute report debunks some of the myths on development and land use propagated by mainstream economics, and calls for the preservation of commons.

The world stands up against racism

Following the brutal murder of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis and the outbreak of protests across the US, people across the world have mobilized in solidarity and to raise the banner of anti-racism in their own contexts

Americas are the new epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) criticizes relaxing social isolation measures in the region

Elon Musk Is Acting Like a Neo-Conquistador for South America’s Lithium

Vijay Prashad and Alejandro Bejarano look at the scramble for Bolivia’s lithium resources led by billionaire Elon Musk in the context of the coup d’état

Millions mobilize across Latin America for International Working Women’s Day

This years mobilization was one of the largest yet which saw millions across the continent on the streets demanding justice, rights and equality

Venezuela denounces attack on a military base in the south of the country

Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Jorge Arreaza, holds the right-wing governments of Brazil, Colombia and Peru responsible for the attack

Peoples’ BRICS Seminar seeks unity of the people amid global crisis

Representatives from trade unions, political parties, social movements, and universities of the BRICS countries gathered in Brasilia for the Peoples’ BRICS Summit

Hybrid wars are destroying democracies, historian Vijay Prashad says

The Indian researcher also spoke with Brasil de Fato about BRICS, fascism, and working-class organization

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